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Dave Simonsen, SIOR, CCIM

Senior Vice President, Partner


Career Summary

Dave is a senior vice president and partner with Kidder Mathews and has more than 28 years of experience as a commercial real estate broker. While earning his B.S. in economics at Berkeley, he began his career in 1987 interning as a data bank coordinator for CB Richard Ellis in Walnut Creek, California. Transferring to the company’s Reno office in 1990, he became a leasing and sales specialist in the industrial properties group. Dave worked with CB Richard Ellis from 1987 to 1999, Colliers International from 1999 to 2005 and Alliance Commercial from 2005 to 2006, which became NAI Alliance from 2006 to 2015. He has a varied background assisting clients with building and site acquisitions, disposition, lease negotiation, tenant relocations, institutional landlord representation, land sales and development assignments.

Professional Achievements

  • Northern Nevada Summit Award recipient of the following categories:
    2014 Overall Broker of the Year (all disciplines)
    2014 Industrial Broker of the Year
    2014 Largest Sale Transaction
    2013 Largest Sale Transaction
    2012 Largest Lease Transaction
    2011 Largest Lease Transaction
    2010 Largest Sale Transaction
    2006 Industrial Broker of the Year
    2005 Industrial Broker of the Year
  • Repeat winner of CoStar & Commercial Property "Power Broker Award" for the Northern Nevada region
  • Multiple year recipient of Collier’s 80/20 and 90/10 clubs
  • Multiple year recipient of CBRE’s century club

Professional Affiliations & Designations

  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN)
  • Western Industrial Nevada (WIN)
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
  • Former Director of Reno Marketing Professionals
  • Contributor to the Reno Chapter of the Junior Achievement Program
  • Past Board Member of the PGA’s Reno Tahoe Open


University of California, Berkeley – B.S. Economics

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50 West Liberty St., Suite 900
Reno, NV 89501

Select Client List

  • Owners
  • Carlsen Investments
  • Global Logistic Properties
  • Hawco Development
  • IndCor
  • Lake Washington Partners
  • Northwestern Mutual Life
  • Panattoni
  • Pfizer Pharma
  • Prologis
  • University of Nevada Reno
  • Washington Capital
  • Tenants/Buyers
  • American Red Cross
  • Ardagh Metal Packaging
  • AT&T
  • Barnes & Noble Books
  • Boar’s Head Meats
  • City of Reno
  • Diversified Distribution Systems
  • Ebara Corporation
  • Exel Logistics
  • Fulcrum Biofuels
  • Henry Schein Pharma
  • IBM
  • Lincoln Electric
  • Numark
  • Online Tech Stores
  • Otis Elevator
  • RanPak Corporation
  • Sanofi
  • Sherwin Williams Paints
  • SK Foods
  • Standard Motor Products
  • Store Opening Solutions
  • Townsend Corporation
  • UPS
  • US Granite
  • Velux America